The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Solution Architect
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 923 962
Rank change year-on-year +97 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 39 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 17
Median salary £70,000 £71,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £83,600 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -26.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect.

Salary trend for Security Solutions Architect in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Solutions Architect in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +105 39 £70,000 -1.75% 3
London +84 28 £75,000 - 3
Bristol - 6 £70,000 -
South West - 6 £70,000 -
South East +65 4 £80,000 +10.34%
Canary Wharf - 4 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £80,000 -
City of London +30 2 £77,500 -6.62%
West Midlands +26 2 - -
Fleet - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Malvern - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Security Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 34 (37.36%) Presales
2 29 (31.87%) Information Security
3 25 (27.47%) Finance
4 24 (26.37%) CISSP
5 23 (25.27%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (23.08%) CISA
7 21 (23.08%) CISM
8 20 (21.98%) Cisco
9 18 (19.78%) ITIL
10 17 (18.68%) TOGAF
11 16 (17.58%) Identity Management
11 16 (17.58%) Security Architecture
12 15 (16.48%) Big Data
13 14 (15.38%) Meraki
13 14 (15.38%) PRINCE2
13 14 (15.38%) MPLS
14 13 (14.29%) CCIE
14 13 (14.29%) Windows
15 12 (13.19%) VPN
15 12 (13.19%) LDAP
15 12 (13.19%) CCNP
15 12 (13.19%) Project Management
15 12 (13.19%) Wireless
15 12 (13.19%) Retail
16 11 (12.09%) Information Security Management
16 11 (12.09%) Security Management
16 11 (12.09%) WAN
16 11 (12.09%) Linux
16 11 (12.09%) Data Centre

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.30%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) MPLS
2 12 (13.19%) LDAP
2 12 (13.19%) VPN
2 12 (13.19%) Wireless
3 11 (12.09%) WAN
4 10 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (10.99%) Firewall
5 9 (9.89%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (9.89%) VPLS
6 6 (6.59%) SSL
7 5 (5.49%) BGP
7 5 (5.49%) DHCP
7 5 (5.49%) DNS
7 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (5.49%) OSPF
7 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
9 2 (2.20%) Internet
9 2 (2.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.10%) DB2
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) REST
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.10%) JCE
2 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) User Experience
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.10%) Eurex
7 1 (1.10%) IPTV
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Debian
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) SUSE
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Presales
2 29 (31.87%) Information Security
3 23 (25.27%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (19.78%) ITIL
5 17 (18.68%) TOGAF
6 16 (17.58%) Identity Management
6 16 (17.58%) Security Architecture
7 14 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 12 (13.19%) Project Management
9 11 (12.09%) Information Security Management
9 11 (12.09%) Security Management
10 10 (10.99%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (10.99%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (10.99%) SIEM
10 10 (10.99%) Supplier Management
11 9 (9.89%) MODAF
11 9 (9.89%) Network Management
12 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.79%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) Python
2 1 (1.10%) C++
2 1 (1.10%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) CISSP
2 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (23.08%) CISA
3 21 (23.08%) CISM
4 13 (14.29%) CCIE
5 12 (13.19%) CCNP
6 9 (9.89%) Degree
7 7 (7.69%) CEH
7 7 (7.69%) SANS
7 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (6.59%) CCSP
9 4 (4.40%) GIAC
9 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) PMP
11 2 (2.20%) CCDP
12 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.10%) OCA
12 1 (1.10%) OCP
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PMO
2 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.20%) COBIT
4 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (1.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) IAG
3 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) HDFS
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.49%) CSIRT
2 5 (5.49%) Puppet
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (3.30%) Nagios
5 2 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.10%) Ansible
6 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.10%) QRadar
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Cisco
2 14 (15.38%) Meraki
3 9 (9.89%) EMC
3 9 (9.89%) NetApp
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 9 (9.89%) Palo Alto
4 8 (8.79%) Juniper
5 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.49%) Arista
6 5 (5.49%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.49%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Imperva
7 2 (2.20%) LogLogic
7 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 2 (2.20%) Splunk
8 1 (1.10%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.10%) F5
8 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.10%) Tufin
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